Video: Busta Rhymes throws drink at fan who touched his butt

A video of Busta Rhymes throwing his drink at a lady who touched his butt has gone viral on social media.

In the video, which started making the web rounds on Tuesday, the veteran rapper will be seen strolling with a bunch as a lady approaches him from behind and faucets him on the rear. Rhymes immediately turns round and tosses his beverage, spraying the lady who invaded his private house — and anybody else within the splash zone.

The Shade Room later recognized the lady within the video as Nikita Mathis, proprietor of Platinum Plus Fashions Boutique, and reported that the incident occurred shortly after the “Break Ya Neck” hitmaker spoke on the Magic attire commerce present in Las Vegas on Monday night time. In an announcement to the movie star information outlet, Mathis claimed she “didn’t mean to touch his behind honestly.”

“I was just happy to meet him and wanted a pic,” she stated. “Been a longtime fan. I admit I shouldn’t have [touched] him at all but he’s BUSTA. I felt like I could possibly get a pic.”

A consultant for Rhymes, whose actual title is Trevor George Smith Jr., didn’t instantly reply Wednesday to The Times’ request for remark.

On Twitter, many defended Rhymes and shamed Mathis for touching the musician with out his consent. Several accused Mathis of sexually harassing or sexually assaulting Rhymes.

“Good,” tweeted @SupremeBrina. “Don’t touch people without consent. Some women think that s— don’t apply to them.”

“He Has Every Right,” tweeted @ZeeDiorX5. “She Sexually Harassed Him ! & He Reacted In A Self Defense Way. Splash Of Holy Water Unuh !”

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“I’m shaking rn can’t believe she touched him like that,” tweeted @disaintmelmao.I hope he sues her.”

The video surfaced lower than two weeks after Rhymes participated in an acclaimed, nostalgic efficiency celebrating 50 years of hip-hop on the 2023 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Rhymes was a standout performer in the course of the tribute medley, which additionally featured Black Thought, Grandmaster Flash, Run-DMC, LL Cool J, Salt-N-Pepa, Ice-T, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott and different titans of the musical style.

“There are very few moments in life when you wake up the next day, and you realize your reality wasn’t just a dream, that it was a real space, real people, real emotions. It’s been challenging to not shed tears; when I get to have a moment to myself, I’m going to shed some tears of joy,” Rhymes informed The Times after the present.

“This thing, hip-hop, gave birth to everything about me, how I’ve been blessed to provide for family, all the way down to the ways I think and speak. To have a direct impact on the world with my little contribution — this was a milestone moment of culture.”